Vegan Orange "Chicken" Over Rice {Awesome Plant-Based, Gluten Free Meal} Recipe | Yummly

Vegan Orange "Chicken" over Rice {Awesome Plant-Based, Gluten Free Meal}

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  • 1 head cauliflower (cut into small florets)
  • rice (for serving, we used a brown rice)
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal (+ 2 Tb water, allow to thicken)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup corn starch
  • 1/4 cup flour (blend, or AP flour if not concerned about it being GF)
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 garlic cloves (peeled and zested)
  • 6 green onions (thinly sliced)
  • 1 orange (plus juice of orange)
  • 2 tablespoons tamari (or GF soy sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium23% DV560mg
    Fat14% DV9g
    Protein14% DV7g
    Carbs14% DV41g
    Fiber28% DV7g
    Calories270Calories from Fat80
    Total Fat9g14%
    Saturated Fat0.5g3%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat80
    Total Carbohydrate41g14%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C190%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Chelsea Janssen a month ago
    Easier than expected and SO good! 10/10 would recommend.
    Lauren Bohane 2 months ago
    I had some leftover vegan roast duck so I used that instead of battered cauliflower but this sauce was so delicious! I had to use apple cider vinegar because I didn't have any rice wine vinegar but it still turned out really good. I also added some veggies - pak choy, broccolini and mushrooms - which helped pad it out a bit. I'll definitely be making it again.
    Jason P. 2 months ago
    So good I double the sauce because I love it
    Dana 6 months ago
    This was just as delicious as the other reviewers have indicated! I love when a recipe meets or exceeds my expectations. The fresh orange juice and zest make the sauce taste amazing. My husband and I made this together; he fried the cauliflower while I created the sauces. It is not a quick dish to make, but so worth the time and effort! This will definitely be repeated, and I can’t wait to make it for some foodie friends!
    Keila a year ago
    This is DELICIOUS!!! I took mine a step further and sautéed a full pan each of sweet onions, zucchini, and squash, then combined them after they cooked down. I got my sauce a bit wild. lol. I used a large orange and zested heavily so it turned out really strong. Still so good, though. I like bold flavors. I also didn't see rice wine vinegar in the store unless this recipe is referring to rice vinegar. I ended up deciding on rice cooking wine. lol. The fried cauliflower was yummy even before I added the sauce. I didn't need extra marinade, but I did double the extra sauce because it didn't make enough. I skipped the corn starch and opted for some of my flour mix. No clue why we never fried cauliflower before. I did thin out my batter a bit. It was crisp and cooked thru. We will be doing this again.
    Monica Balladares 3 years ago
    It turned out just like orange chicken except the inside obviously didn't taste exactly like chicken but it was super delicious!! Try it out :)
    Brandon Bunning 3 years ago
    It was great. My roommates, who called me crazy for going vegan, absolutely loved it. I had to hide what I didn't eat so they didn't take my lunch for work :D
    Sarah . 4 years ago
    I actually only used the batter portion of this recipe because I wanted sweet and sour cauliflower with sticky rice. It came out really good, nice and crispy. Also I cut the cauliflower into semi large pieces, maybe 2 inch long by 1.5inch wide because the batter is quite thick.
    dor g. 4 years ago
    Tasty & healthy, but a bit time-consuming. even my dad liked it and he's very traditional with food. make sure you cut the cauliflowers into SMALL florets :)